F5 LTM Encrypted Cookie Insert Persistence

Originally posted on Packet Pushers on 20 October 2013. The purpose of a load balancer is to distribute client connections to multiple servers to increase load capacity and provide high availability. One common requirement of load balanced applications, since most application servers maintain session information on the local box, is … Continue reading

Stateless Routing Through an in-line F5 LTM

Originally posted on PacketPushers 13 October 2013. When using an F5 load balancer there are 2 predominant ways to setup the network topology. While there are many different names for these methods, in this article I will call them “load balancer on a stick” and in-line. Although the article is … Continue reading